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Broadbent Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire, near Oldham, named Broadbent, from Old English brad ‘broad’ (see Broad) + beonet ‘bent grass’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Broaden, Broady, Broadwell, Broadstreet, Bradney, Bradwell, Bradner

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Broadbent Family Origin

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Broadbent Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Woollen Weaver

    2%

In 1881, the most common Broadbent occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Broadbent's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadbent. A less common occupation for the Broadbent family was Woollen Weaver.

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Broadbent Historical Records

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Broadbent Life Expectancy

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